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Simplot Games returns after two-year hiatus

• Registration now open for one of nation’s premier high school indoor track and field events  Pocatello, Idaho – After a two-hiatus due to COVID, the 43rd Simplot Games returns to Pocatello, Idaho, February 16-18, 2023, at Idaho State University’s Holt…

BYU-Idaho tops safety rankings from

According to a recent study released by, many of the nation’s safest college campuses are in the region and none are safer than Brigham Young University-Idaho. According to information from the website “located in Rexburg, Idaho. Once known as…

Simplot Games Update: Heywood, Weztel reach 1600m finals

Thursday was the beginning of the 40th anniversary of the Simplot Games at Idaho State University in Pocatello, Idaho.  The premier high school track and field event features over 2,100 athletes from 19 different states, Canada and Australia.    The…

3.4 earthquake reported south of Hoback

Alpine and Thayne residents reported feeling a tremor that took place on Thursday morning at 6:31 a.m. A 3.4 earthquake took place roughly seven miles southwest of Hoback Junction. There are differing reports on the actual magnitude of the quake….

Elizabeth Smart visiting east Idaho to raise awareness of sexual assault and domestic violence

The following is a news release from Idaho State University. POCATELLO — Idaho State University’s College of Arts and Letters will host a week of events raising awareness about sexual assault and domestic violence titled “Surviving Voices” from Dec. 5…